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daniel.mark2…, Both Buyer and Seller in Sunnyvale, CA
daniel.mark219 answered:
Buying a fixer upper - Is there a good online remodeling cost calculator?
If you visit www.remodelormove.com then you will get the most popular and easy remolding or renovation cost calculator, where you will get the cost estimate on bedroom, bathroom, kitche ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Voiletu, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Voiletu answered:
Is an FHA loan good? what are pros/cons?
FHA loans are a great option for buyers because they require 3.5% down. As appealing as it is for the buyer, the seller sees it differently....they just see that you have very little m ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 22, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Seeking sources for homes in Seattle in the lower price range, sub $200K range
thanks foe the posting ...you sound like you are taking all the right steps .....I am guessing that the type of property you are describing in the area that you describe isnt existing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 98102
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
Where does the realtors' commission come from in a short sale?
I noticed that this question was asked about a long time ago, but we want to contribute for anyone else that comes across this thread.

In short sales, usually the bank covers costs a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Ali B Talab, Real Estate Pro in 95008
Ali B Talab answered:
Offered above asking, now stressed about appraisal.
Hello,
I am a Realtor working in Bay area ( Silicon Valley).
It has become a norm in our neck of the woods, to pay 70k, 100k, 150k over asking price , and No loan ,
No appraisal and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary Krismer answered:
My credit score is 769 on TransUnion and 762 on Equifax. Would I be able to get a mortgage with $5,000 down?
Unless you're a veteran, banks usually require at least 3% down. There are, however, some down payment assistance programs run through the state.

http://www.wshfc.org/buyers/downpay ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary Krismer answered:
Seller Withdrawing from Offer
This is yet another question which needs to be answered by an attorney that the buyer hires who will then review the paperwork and give an opinion. Dan's answer below is generally corr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary Krismer answered:
Professional/Lawyer Loans available in Washington?
Talk to a lender. As an agent I'm not familiar with the employment requirements of the various loan programs. I would guess thought that having worked with the firm may be a big benef ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 18, 2015 Home Buying in 98105
lynnnchase9, Other/Just Looking in Omaha, NE
lynnnchase9 answered:
How much should the average home inspection cost?
I think it depends on the inspector you choose to hire as well as the are you live in. If I were you, I would call the ones you are considering hiring and ask them what they charge. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Binh D Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Binh D Nguyen answered:
Crawl space foundation Vs Concrete in Seattle
It really depends on the builder, but most of houses that I've seen in Seattle that have a crawl space. I wouldn't be too worried with that because there are many advantages to having ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 12, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Virginia Ott…, Real Estate Pro in Duvall, WA
Virginia Otter answered:
Does anyone have a link to a good investment property calculator where I can calculate cash flow, etc? Thanks
https://www.calcxml.com/do/inv04 Here you go. There are others more in depth if you need them. Did you have a specific type of investment property in mind?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
so I want to buy a house there, but I found most of the houses built in 1920th, I want a releatively new with three bedrooms
Bryant and many of the surrounding areas are older as previous posts have noted ....if continuing to search , make sure that you are pre approved ( if needing financing ) and are prep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 26, 2015 Home Buying in Bryant
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary Krismer answered:
Where can I see monthly trends of the number of properties for sale in Seattle?
This is for King County. http://seattlebubble.com/blog/2015/03/06/nwmls-sales-and-listings-both-inched-up-in-february/
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 15, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Scott Saults, Real Estate Pro in 85143
Scott Saults answered:
Can you buy a home with a ITIN number?
Not to my knowledge but always check with a local Mortgage Officer for the most up to date information for your area.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 13, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
what is a resale certificate?
Great update below, be sure to keep us updated on your transaction.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 3, 2015 Home Buying in 98136
Tim Savy, Real Estate Pro in 98004
Tim Savy answered:
Zillow price vs. selling price vs. price i should offer.
Hi Char,

Thank you for the question.

I dont know if it is too late to give you advice on this sort of thing but this is typically how you decide what price you should be offering ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Looking for buildable lots where homes are selling for over $450k.
Hazel,
Are you looking in Seattle proper or the greater Seattle area? Almost any area will support that value in the city and most areas within 10 miles or so. Are you working with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Can I terminate a purchase and sale agreement after inspection contingency? If I can, what I should do?
to clarify - When you say " after inspection contingency " in your question ......do you mean that you have already removed the inspcetion contingency ?

thanks
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
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